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Being Scene 2020


March 7-26, 2020

Free Admission, open daily from 12-6 PM

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 2-5 PM, FREE

VIP Preview Fundraiser: Friday, March 6, 6:30-8:30, $50, tickets at

Workman Arts presents BEING SCENE, a sweeping exhibition encompassing more than 100 artworks by 66 artists. These artists give shape to compelling ideas and narratives, covering a wide range of conceptual and material approaches from diverse experiences.


Will Ahn | Apanaki | Stephanie Avery | Cathy Bennett | Diana Bershadsky | Marco Buonocore | Mei Chan-Long | Jenny Chen | Coley | claro cosco | Eve Crandall | Trinley Dorje | Jean Fode | Sylvia Frey | Heather Fulton | Angela Gagliardi | Genova | Alice Goldman | Kate Gorman | Eduardo Hatch | Hanan Hazime | Hazey May | Naomi Hendrickje Laufer | Priya Jain | Marlee Jennings | Paula John | Robin Jones | LAVEH | Amanda Lederle | Leopold BEEG | Amy Loucareas | Lorette C. Luzajic | M. Uler | M.C Cruz | Gregg Allan McGivern | Katie McIntyre | Claire Mercer | Betty Mirembe | Fabian Mosquera | Brad Necyk | Amy Ness | Alan Parker | Sean Patenaude | Neri Paul | Marisha Pula | Danica Rasovic | David Rendall | Julie Riemersma | Susana Rizzi | Kurt Rostek | Moshe Sakal | Christopher Scott | Nettie Seip | Laura Shintani | Kat Singer | Leslie-Anne Smith | Susan Spagnuolo | Justice Stacey | Asma Sultana | Emily Sweet | Shannon Taylor-Jones | Jace Traz | Shozo Ushiroguchi | Véronique Vallières | Si Watson | TK Workman

Jury advisors: Dani Crosby, Heidi Persaud, Toleen Touq

The exhibition also includes a series of events during the run that provide opportunities for discussion, reflection and exploration (please note: while the exhibition is free to attend, some events have an associated cost).

Each event will have an active listener on site. We do our best to accommodate any interpretation, transportation assistance, navigation assistance, financial assistance or any other accessibility needs by request. If you require any accessibility supports in order to attend any of these events, please get in touch with Justina Zatzman at or 416-583-4339, ext 9.


*VIP Preview Fundraiser: Friday, March 6, 6:30-8:30, $50, tickets at

*Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 2-5 PM, FREE

*Meet The Artists: Every Saturday and Sunday during the run of the exhibition from 12 – 6 PM

*Anti-Oppression & Inclusivity in the Arts Workshop: Monday, March 9, 3-6 PM, $50, register @

*Home is A Place That Visits Me Book Launch: Thursday, March, 12, 6-8 PM, FREE

*Debrief Circle: Wednesday, March 18, 4-6 PM, FREE

For more information about all of the Being Scene 2020 Events, please see www.workmanarts.con/being-scene.

Being Scene is produced with the support of:

Partner: CAMH

Funder: Ontario Arts Council

Printing Sponsor: Digital Edge

Volunteer Sponsor: Insomnia Restaurant & Lounge

Being Scene 2020

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